University of Arizona Campus  •  March 12 - 13, 2016  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Save the date for 2017!

March 11-12, 2017 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

The two-day Tucson Festival of Books attracts more than 130,000 book-lovers to the UA Mall and nearby venues for exhibits, author presentations and panel discussions.

Meet Jillian Cantor - acclaimed author of "The Hours Count"

Join us for a special afternoon with Jillian Cantor. Sunday, October 18 from 2:30 - 4:30 at the University of Arizona BookStore (located in the Student Union Memorial Center) . "The Hours Count" will be available for purchase at this pre-release party. Learn more about the program and RSVP... More »

2016 Festival Information

The eighth annual Tucson Festival of Books will be held March 12th and 13th, 2016. More »

Book Nominations Now Being Accepted

The Tucson Festival of Books is now accepting nominations for books to be considered for inclusion in the 2016 Festival in one of three Author Pavilions (deadline October 31, 2015). More »

Become a Friend of the Festival

We have the perfect membership option for you! Your donation as a Friend of the Festival helps ensure that the Tucson Festival of Books is offered free-of-charge to the public and critical literacy programs in Southern Arizona are supported at the highest level. More »

Festival Sponsors

The Tucson Festival of Books is grateful for the generosity of our sponsors. Investments in the Festival have long-lasting positive impact on the community. All proceeds from the Festival are are directed to improving literacy rates in Southern Arizona. Please support our sponsors at every opportunity...they make Tucson and Southern Arizona a better place. More »

Much More than a Book Festival!

In addition to providing book-lovers with two unforgettable days each year, the Tucson Festival of Books also supports vital literacy programs. Since its launch in 2009, the Festival has contributed more than $1,250,000 to local literacy organizations. More »

2016 Exhibitor Registration

Learn more about becoming an Exhibitor at the 2016 Tucson Festival of Books. Early registration is available until 5pm on Tuesday, September 15; exhibitor registrations close at 5pm on Thursday, October 15. More »

Marketing Materials & Guest Reader Requests

We are happy to provide Arizona schools with bookmarks, family flyers (English/Spanish) and other materials to promote Festival attendance. Orders placed by January 15, 2016 will be filled in February; we will make every attempt to fill later orders, however, quantities are not guaranteed. More »

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Banner - University Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Epic Reads
Friend of the Festival
Helios Education Foundation
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores

Key Sponsors

Cox Communications
Marshall Foundation
Miriam Brucker Trust
Sub-Zero / Wolf and Westar
William and Mary Ross Foundation

Become a Sponsor

Sponsor Information Sheet

To become a sponsor, please email an inquiry.

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